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At-home activities and resources roundup

During our district-wide closure, we want to provide the community with tips and ideas to stay happy, active and healthy at home during this challenging time. Follow our ideas for fitness and exercise, indoor and outdoor activities, crafts and projects for all ages. We will be updating this blog post, …

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Motorized Boat Storage Now Available!

Starting this season, ten motorized boat storage spots were available by bid or lottery. All ten spots have been claimed. See below for more information. Fenced-In Rules Fenced-In Bid Instruction Packet Fenced-In Lottery Instruction Packet Sealed Bids Bids are no longer accepted. Sealed bids were opened February 16 at 11am …

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rendering of land the Park District is acquiring at Centennial Park
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Winnetka Park District to acquire lakefront property

Charitable Transaction Helps Park District Preserve its Beaches   After months of due diligence by the Winnetka Park District’s board of commissioners and staff, the Park District is acquiring the lakefront single-family home and lot that separates Elder Lane Beach and Centennial Beach, allowing the two parks and beaches to …

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We’re staying open! Here are the changes with Tier 3

Restore Illinois Tier 3 mitigations go into effect Friday, November 20. Per the guidance, the Illinois Department of Health will monitor each region in two-week increments to determine if mitigations can be relaxed, tightened, or remain the same. After carefully reviewing the guidelines and weighing our own health and safety standards, …

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Website Focus Group Participants Needed

We are redesigning our website and want to hear from you on what you like and don’t like about our current website. Your input will help us create a new website that is more user-friendly, easier to navigate, and visually appealing. Focus Groups Date: Tuesday, October 13 Times: 9-10:30am, 11am-12:30pm, or 6-7:30pm Location: Winnetka …

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Green Bay Trail photo contest
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Green Bay Trail Photo Contest

Co-Sponsored by Friends of the Green Bay Trail and Charles Schwab   Enjoy some time outdoors and help us celebrate the beautiful Green Bay Trail! Submit your photos to Friends of the Green Bay Trail anytime before September 30th, 2020. Voting is open from October 1st through the 18th. Anyone and everyone is encouraged to …

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A Special Message from the Village, District 36, and the Winnetka Park District

Dear Winnetka Neighbors, Since March, we have been asked to think and act in different ways, adjust to a constantly-changing atmosphere, and make a number of compromises in our daily lives  that will help support our community in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Vigilance about mask-wearing, social distancing, and maintaining …

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The Butterfly Garden at Dwyer Park

You may have noticed an explosion of color and a host of butterflies in The Butterfly Garden at the north end of Dwyer Park this summer. This garden, created and maintained by Garden Guild of Winnetka for more than 20 years, is a beautiful landmark in our community and a …

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Hubbard Woods Splash Pad Is Open

July 10, 2020 Cool off this summer at our splash pad located in Hubbard Woods Park. The splash pad is open daily from 9am-8pm. The playground at the park is also open for your fun and enjoyment!

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Congratulations to our Fourth of July Parade Winners!

Thank you to all who participated in our Fourth of July Parade. We had a total of 73 vehicles come out and celebrate with us. Prizes were given to the best decorated vehicles. Congratulations to the winning families! Click here to view a recording of the parade. Best Decorated Vehicle …

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